The International Fight Against Corruption: What's Working, What's Not Working, and What Will Work?

December 4, 2012
The Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC
 

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Sponsored by The George Washington University Law School and the Anti-Corruption Committee and North American Forum of the International Bar Association; in cooperation with the Anti-Corruption Committee of the American Bar Association

8 – 8:30 am: Conference Registration

8:30­ – 8:40 am: Welcome Remarks

Susan L. Karamanian, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies, The George Washington University Law School

8:40 ­– 9 am: Introduction

  • Nicola Bonucci, Co-Chair, IBA Anti-Corruption Committee; Director of Legal Affairs, OECD
  • Timothy Dickinson, Co-Chair, IBA Anti-Corruption Committee; Paul Hastings LLP

9 – 9:45 am: Anti-Corruption Origins and Evolution

Speakers: 

  • Peter B. Clark, former Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Frank Vogl, co-founder and former Vice Chairman/Advisor to the Managing Director/Member of the Advisory Council – Transparency International and co-founder/Vice Chairman – Partnership for Transparency Fund

Moderator: Jessica Tillipman, Assistant Dean for Field Placement and Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School

9:45 – 10:45 am: OECD Anti-Bribery Convention – the Game Changer?

Speakers:

  • Professor Giorgio Sacerdoti, former Vice-President of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions
  • Mark Mendelsohn, former Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
  • William Loo, Senior Legal Analyst (Anti-Corruption) at OECD

Moderator: Lucinda A. Low, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP 

10:45 – 11 am: Refreshments

11 – 12 pm: International Organizations Response to Foreign Bribery

Speakers:

  • Oliver Stolpe, United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime
  • Frank Fariello, Lead Counsel, Operations Policy, The World Bank; Vice-Chair, ABA Anti-Corruption Committee
  • Jorge García Gonzalez, Director, Department of Legal Cooperation, Organisation of American States
  • Juan Gabriel Ronderos, Case Officer, Inter-American Development Bank

Moderator:  Hansel T. Pham, Publications Officer, North American Forum; White & Case

12 – 1:30 pm: Lunch and Susan N. and Augustus diZerega, Jr. Key Note Address

Nicola Bonucci, Co-Chair, IBA Anti-Corruption Committee; Director of Legal Affairs, OECD

1:30 – 2:30 pm: Private Sector Response

Speakers:

  • Fritz F. Heimann, co-founder of Transparency International, Counselor to the General Counsel, General Electric
  • William B. Jacobson, Chief Compliance Officer, Weatherford International Ltd.
  • Massimo Mantovani, General Counsel, ENI
  • Susan M. Ringler, Deputy General Counsel, Xylem Inc.

Moderator: James G. Tillen, North America Regional Officer, IBA Anti-Corruption Committee; Miller & Chevalier Chartered

2:30 – 3:45 pm: Challenges of Prosecuting Corruption

Speakers:

  • Hon. Richard J. Leon, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (invited)
  • Charles Duross, Deputy Chief, Criminal Division, Fraud Section U.S. Department of Justice (tentatively confirmed)
  • Dr. Claire A. Daams, Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland
  • Goran Klemenčič, Chief Commissioner, Commission for the Prevention of Corruption, Republic of Slovenia

Moderator: Jeffrey D. Clark, Co-Chair, ABA Anti-Corruption Committee; Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 

3:45 – 4 pm: Refreshments

4 – 5:15 pm: The Way Forward – Improving Anti-Corruption Efforts

Speakers:

  • Huguette Labelle, Chair of the Board of Transparency International
  • Harold Kim, Senior Vice President, Legal Reform Initiatives, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Nicola Bonucci, Co-Chair, IBA Anti-Corruption Committee; Director of Legal Affairs, OECD
  • Christopher R. Yukins, Professor of Government Contracts Law, The George Washington University Law School

Moderator: Timothy Dickinson, Co-Chair, IBA Anti-Corruption Committee; Paul Hastings LLP

5:15 – 7 pm: Reception

Sponsored by Paul Hastings LLP and Miller & Chevalier

(Speakers and Moderators Subject to Change)

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